The government of India has made it mandatory for linking of aadhaar with PAN otherwise your income tax return will not be processed.
How to link Aadhaar with PAN Card via online?
Individuals can link Aadhar to PAN by following the below mentioned simple procedure:
Step 1: Visit the Income Tax e-filing web portal. Link – incometax.gov.in
Step 2: Enter your PAN number and Aadhar Number in the form.
Step 3: Enter your name as provided in the Aadhar card.
Step 4: If your year of birth is mentioned in the Aadhar card then tick the square box in the form, to proceed further.
Step 5: Enter the captcha code as mentioned in the image for verification. Step 6: Click on the ‘Link Aadhar’ option to proceed further.
Step 7: A – pop up message will appear confirming the successful linkage of PAN with Aadhaar number.
How to link PAN number with Aadhar via an SMS?
Follow the below mentioned steps to link your Aadhar with PAN:
Step 1: Type a message in the format UIDPAN.
Step 2: Send the message to 56161 or 567678 from your registered mobile number.
Step 3: You will get a confirmation message about linking your aadhar with PAN.
For Example: If your Aadhaar number is 456514521487 and PAN is ABCDE1234X, type UIDPAN 456514521487 ABCDE1234X and send it to 56161 or 567678.